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DCP-LETT-12610

From S. T. Preston   20 May 1880

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Summary

Thanks for CD’s comments on his paper ["On a point relating to brain dynamics", Nature 22 (1880): 29–30].

Contends that self-interest as a motive for conduct is more salutary than is generally thought, and should be considered in the evolution of morality.

Letter details

Letter no.
DCP-LETT-12610
From
Preston, S. T.
To
Darwin, C. R.
Sent from
London, Reedworth St, 25
Source of text
DAR 174: 61
Physical description
4pp

Summary

Thanks for CD’s comments on his paper ["On a point relating to brain dynamics", Nature 22 (1880): 29–30].

Contends that self-interest as a motive for conduct is more salutary than is generally thought, and should be considered in the evolution of morality.

Please cite as

Darwin Correspondence Project, “Letter no. 12610,” accessed on 29 May 2016, http://www.darwinproject.ac.uk/DCP-LETT-12610

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